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Vol. r. No. 1 



WELLESLEY, MASS., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1907. 



Price, 5 Cents. 



THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 
RECEPTION. 

On Saturday evening, September twen- 
ty-eighth, the Christian Association gave 
its annual reception to the Freshman class. 
College Hall center was as crowded as 
usual. — with former students smiling 
greetings at old friends seen again, and 
with new girls getting their first impres- 
sions of Wellesley life, while, from the 
second and third floors, rows of parents 
and friends leaned over to watch the 
crowds below. 

President Hazard, Miss Pendleton, Miss 
Knapp, the General Secretary of the As- 
sociation, Miss Dorothy Fuller, President 
of the Christian Association and Miss Bet- 
sy Baird, Student Government President, 
stood in the Browning room to receive the 
long line of 1911 girls. 

At about quarter of nine an expectant 
silence fell upon the thronged "center." 
Exchanges of autographs were suspended 
and everyone pushed toward the stair- 
case where Miss Hazard stood ready to 
speak. 

Miss Hazard told the girls how happy 
she was to welcome 191 1, the largest class 
that had yet come to college. It was a 
welcome to many things Miss Hazard ex- 
tended, but chiefly to the opportunities 
for development and for service. Miss 
EL ard said that the number of Fresh- 
men who had been introduced to her and 
with whom she had shaken hands, in the 
Browning room, had made her think of a 
small boy of her acquaintance, favored 
with many aunts, who kissed each one 
dutifully before he went to bed and then 
sighed, "Another auntie done." Miss 
Hazard spoke a little more about her 
pleasure at seeing the girls and then 
smilingly quoted the Harvard parodj' on 
"The greater the diameter, the greater the 
circumference," — "the longer the spoke 
the greater the tire," and introduced the 
other speakers. 

Miss Fuller gave 191 1 a hearty welcome. 
She said that the entire college gained new 
enthusiasm and strength from the re- 
freshing freshness of the Freshman class. 
She reminded the new girls that they con- 
stituted more than a fourth of the college 
and told them how large an influence they 
wielded. She asked them to use that in- 
fluence to its highest. Miss Fuller em- 
phasized the interest of the Christian As- 
sociation in each student. In closing, she 
said that though her hand was limp with 
grasping the hands of the 1911 girls she 
had just met, she extended it then, as al- 
ways, in a hearty welcome to the Christian 
Association and its power of helpfulness. 

Miss Baird spoke next. It seemed to 
her, she said, as though a host of unseen 
guests, the alumnre, were always present 
at the Christian Association Reception. 
Miss Baird urged the girls to live up to the 
highest hopes of the graduate. She 
hoped we would give every class from the 
earliest to the latest cause to be proud of 
the college. Miss Baird spoke of the rare 
opportunities for development that Stu- 
dent Government brings. She said she 
believed that in Student Government lay 
the foundation of what was best in the 
college life. In closing she welcomed the 
college as a whole to the new year, and 



appealed to all the members of the Stu- 
dent Government Association — to 1908, 
to 1909 and 1910 and last, but not least, to 
191 1 for their loyal support. 

Members of the Glee Club then led 
'"Neath the Oakes," and the "Alma 
Mater." Finally the Wellesley cheer was 
given and then, after a few last introduc- 
tions to Wellesey's new class. 1911 carried 
home its first impression of a college 
gathering. 

BARNSWALLOWS. 

The Barnswallow Society was founded 
for the purpose of promoting social life 
in the college, and stimulating good fellow- 
ship in play as well as work. 

It is essential for a social organization 
in a community like ours to have, not only 
the interest of its officers, but the enthu- 
siasm of its members. Let us try to find 
as much in our fun as in our work, and so 
insure our college against any "dull Jacks." 
A great deal of enjoyment in our life here 
is lost if we fail to get pleasure and in- 
spiration from those around us, and this 
may often be better accomplished in our 
hours of recreation than in our hours of 
academic apTxnntments. At the Barn, 
we can learn to know each other better, 
because we meet in an informal way, and 
it is the one place where a Senior's im- 
portance sinks to a common level, and she 
me- no>: m^ more formidable than 
"the girl next me." The nonentity of a 
Freshman is forgotten in the company 
of an entertaining girl. And if, in this 
way, there can grow and be established be- 
tween us all a great generous sympathy, 
what may not be accomplished? Such 
sympathy is only generated by close and 
true companionship. 

The Barnswallow organization means to 
furnish throughout the year, interesting 
entertainments. The character of these 
entertainments rests with the committees 
chosen to direct them. What we do we 
hope to do well, and each committee is 
anxious that their entertainment may not 
be put to shame by those preceding, 
or those to follow. There will be a short 
discussion as to the advisability of class 
plays this year, at the first regular meeting 
of the Barnswallows. 

The tickets for membership will be on 
sale at the elevator table the Monday 
following the Reception. It is very 
earnestly desired that everyone, including 
faculty and post-graduates, become a 
Barnswallow for the encouragement of 
good feeling among the members of the 
college. "The more the merrier," and let 
us make this year the merriest of all. 

The Barnswallow Reception to 191 1, 
will be held in the Barn, October 5, at 
7.30, P.M., and everyone is very cordially 
invited to come and help welcome these 
strangers in a strange land, making them 
feel that there is at least one place where 
they can be unrestrainedly happy, with- 
out any horrible presentiment of making 
a blunder. 

There is much that can be accomplished 
in a season, if we only commence right 
away with as much enthusiaom as we will 
show later on. Let us begin this year as 
we would have it end, in a spirit of happy- 
heartedness and good-fellowship to all! 
Helen Cummings, '08. 



THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. 

Officers and Board. 
Eleanor Little, 1908, President 

Jeannette Keim, 1909, Vice-Priesident 

Ruth Elliott, 1 9 10, Secretary 

Virginia Coulston, 1909, Treasurer 

Miss Hill Director of Physical Training 
Margaret Barlow, 1909, Head of Archery 
Eleanor Piper, 1908, Head of Basket Ball 
Helen McFarland, 1908, Head of Golf 
Sadie Soffel, 1908, Head of Hockev 

Helen Curtis, 1908, Head of Rowing 

Henrietta Roberts, 1908, Head of Running 
Ella Tilford, 1908, Head of Tennis 

The Athletic Association is glad to take 
this opportunity at the beginning of the 
college year, and at the beginning of its 
most active season, to say its word of 
welcome also. For the members of the 
organized sports, the urgent invitation 
from their respective heads to prepare 
for Field Day is sufficient, but for the 
others, members of the Association, but 
not enrolled in the sports, and especially 
for 191 1, we have indeed a very sincere 
welcome. Even though your class is not 
depending on you to win its victories, the 
Association is counting on you for the 
enthusiastic support which will make its 
fall season a success. We hope to see you 
a 1 ! in the West Woods play grounds esexii 
afternoon, encouraging your respective 
classes to victory. There, 191 1, we will 
be glad to hear your cheer, whenever you 
will give it. 

Our Fall sports, hockey, basket ball, 
tennis, golf, archery and running are 
beginning their final season, which ends in 
the fun and excitement of Field Day; and 
even the crews, looking forward to com- 
petition next June, have begun to row in 
the lake again. These practices bring our 
athletic interests and our class spirit to 
the foreground. Both for those who 
actually take part, and for those who take 
part in the spirit only, there is a keen joy 
of the life in the open, and the life of the 
sport for the sport's sake. 

Though our acknowledged aim is play 
and good fun, we hope we accomplish 
greater benefits than these in our games. 
The heads of the organized sports with 
Miss Hill, our Director of Physical Train- 
ing, are bending their energies towards 
making the games healthy, „not only be- 
cause of the exercise but also because they 
require the right living which will make 
us able to work as well as play more 
efficiently. We feel also that if our aim is 
higher than the winning of the event, a 
finer college, class, and individual spirit 
will be developed; for we all realize that it 
is the college, class and individual of 
whom we are proud in defeat that de- 
serves our loyalty in victory. It is 
toward the attainment of these higher 
results that we hope to make our greatest 
advances this year, and we are looking to 
the college for support in that which we 
cannot accomplish without their help. 

As deeds not words are the sphere of an 
Athletic Association, we will now merely 
extend a hearty invitation to all to come 
watch us out on the campus these glorious 
October days, and we promise a warm 
welcome. Eleanor H. Little '08. 



COLLEGE NEWS 



College IRews. 



Press of N. A. Lindsey & Co., Boston. 



Published weekly. Subscription price, $1.00 a 
year to resident and non-resident. 

All business correspondence should be addressed to 
Miss Alice Farrar, Business Manager College News. 

All subscriptions should be sent to Miss Emma 
McCarroll. 

Editor-in-Chief, Agnes E. Rothery, 1909 
Associate Editor, A. Margaret Fleisher, 1909 

Literary Editors, 

Marion E. Markley. 1909 Bessie Eskey. 1909 

Aldmn* Editor, 

Caroline Fletcher. 

Managing Editors, 

Emma McCarrol, 1908 Anna Brown, 1909 

Alice Farrar. 

"Entered as second class matter, November 12, 
1903, at, the Post Office, at Wellesley, Mass., under 
the Act of Congress, March 3, 1879." 



EDITORIALS. 

The College News commences its 
work this year with an old and time 
honored plea — not the less earnest be- 
cause it is old, however — that its sub- 
scribers and readers give it their sincere 
interest and support. The News would 
like to be a representative and vigorous 
paper and this is only possible when there 
is a ready and constant co-operation from 
the student body. There are many ways 
in which each girl can show her willingness 
to do her share, and perhaps this is a good 
time to mention them. It is of great 
assistance to the editors when the. secre- 
taries of the various organizations send in 
correct and complete accounts of their 
'.ings, and send them in regularly and 
on time. The latest hour that the copy 
can be admitted to the office is by noon 
Friday, and when it is possible to send it in 
earlier the editors take it as a special favor. 
"The [Free [Press" was established for all 
who care to use it, and 191 1 is invited to 
send in whatever contributions the yean; 
the reason that contributions are few is 
often, alack, more on account of the slight 
trouble of sending them than of scarcity of 
opinions, criticisms and ideas. We would 
like to suggest the "Parliament of Fools" 
as an outlet for all available wit, humor and 



FOWNES 
GLOVES 

mean right gloves — 
so buy Fownes and save 
trouble. 



drollery. However we offer the sugges- 
tion with no great assurance, previous 
experience with this department giving us 
reason to think that the college girl is 
rather too serious to really enjoy nonsense. 
While men's college papers are usually 
full of jokes, quips and fun the average 
college girl evinces very little interest in 
these things, and, as a result, their publica- 
tions are, as a rule, most sober and 
solemn. So we will not f solicit con- 
tributions to "The Parliament of Fools;" 
all we ask is your assistance when you can 
give it, along the line most congenial to 
you, and some share of your much-sought 
interest. 



The editors w T oukl like to explain the 
tardy appearance of the last issue of the 
News, and they feel that the best way to 
do this is to tell exactly what happened- 

The News was compiled and sent to the 
printer on time; the proofs were sent to 
the proof-reader, corrected and returned 
to the printer on time; the News was 
printed and sent out to Wellesley on time. 
The expressman delivered them promptly 
at College Hall, and then an unaccountable 
thing happened. The task of mailing the 
News is in the hands of certain members 
of the business board, and since these 
regular mailers could not stay on at 
Wellesley they had commissioned some- 
one to attend to it. However when this 
person came to do it she could not find 

the News anywhere, and the subsequent 
delay was caused by a search by the 
express company, a search by the business 
board and a search by the mailer for the 
lost bundle, which was finally located in 
Elocution Hall. It is still a matter 
of speculation how, why and by whom 
it was placed there. Although such 
a delay lies entirely out of the prov- 
ince of the literary board, they are very 
glad to take this opportunity of explain- 
ing it in behalf of the business board. 



This first issue of the News aims to 
give a comprehensive and authentic 
account of some of the principal organiza- 
tions here at Wellesley, in order that 
everyone, but especially all the new- 
comers, may get an intelligent idea as to 
their nature, work and plans for the year. 
It is thought that this number may be of 
future use for reference. 

Owing to the fact that this issue of the 
News went into press before college 
opened, it was necessary to cut down the 
number of pages from eight to six. 



COLLEGE CALENDAR. 

Thursday, October 3, 7.30 P.M., in College 
Hall Chapel, mass meeting of Christian 
Association. 

Friday, October 4, 4.15, P.M., in College 
Hall Chapel, Annual Meeting of the 
Wellesley Student Government Asso- 
ciation. 

Saturday, October 5, 7.30, P.M., at the 
Barn," Barnswallow Reception. 

Sunday, October 6, n, A.M., services at 
Houghton Memorial Chapel. Sermon by 
Rev. Donald S. Mackay, D. D., of New 
York. 

7 P.M., vespers. Missionary address by 
Dr. Henry C. Mabie, "A Recent Vision 
of the Far East." 



REPRODUCTIONS. 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has 
permitted the reproduction of many 
paintings, some of which I will show in my 
display rooms. 

I will also have a full representation of 
W. L. Taylor's recent productions both in 
"Copley Prints" and in hand colored 
prints, also the latest work of Jessie 
Wilcox Smith, Bessie Collins Pease, and 
Louise Cox. 

I desire that all should have the utmost 
freedom in inspecting my display, and hope 
that no feeling of obligation to purchase 
will deter any one from visiting my rooms. 

G. L. ABELL, Photographer, Wellesley. 

COLLEGE NOTES. 

Sunday September 29, was Flower 
Sunday. Services were held in the Hough- 
ton Memorial Chapel. The sermon was by 
Rev. Rockwell H. Porter, of Hartford, 
Connecticut, and his text the one which 
Mr. Durant desired always to be used on 
this Sunday — "God is Love." In the 
evening at 7 o'clock the vespers with 
special music were well attended. 

On Monday, at 7.30, "The Freshman 
Concert," was held in College Hall Chapel. 
This concert, w r hich is given with special 
reference to new-comers, is held every 
year, and is always attended with much 
pleasure. 

During this year Pi of. Macdougall will be 
absent from the College. Prof. Hamilton 
will be acting head of the Music Department 
having charge of the organ and choir. 
Mr. Joseph N. Ashton will conduct Prof. 
Macdougall's Theory classes. 

Owing to Prof. Macdougall's unexpected 
absence there will be no Symphony Con- 
cert tickets for the Music Department 
this year. 

The last trial of voices for the college 
choir will be held on Thursday, October 4, 
in Memorial Chapel, 3.30 — -5 P.M. 

Tuesday morning, "Senior Tuesday," 
the seniors formally entered chapel, 
wearing their caps and gowns, while 
Professor Hamilton played 1908's class 
song. This was the first glimpse we have 
had at the assembled class of 1908 as 
Seniors. 

At 9 o'clock Tuesday morning the 
academic year commenced. 

NOTICE. 

The annual meeting of the Wellesley 
Student Government Association will be 
held October 4, 1907, at 4.15, in College 
Hall Chapel. At this meeting the Con- 
stitution and Agreement with the Faculty 
will be read and the work for the year laid 
out. It will be the first meeting of 191 1 
with the Association, and every member 
of the Student Government is expected 
to be present. Betsey Baird. 



Opportunity for Social Workers. 

Owing to several unexpected vacancies 
among the resident workers at the 
Denison House in Boston, there is an un- 
usual opportunity for any who care to go 
into social work this year. For infor- 
mation regarding the position address Miss 
Helena S. Dudley, 96 Tyler street, Boston. 



Important Notice. 

The first issue of College News is sent 
to every member of the college. If you 
do not wish to become a regular subscriber, 
please notify M. E. McCarroll, Norumbega 
Cottage, immediately, otherwise your 
name will go on the list as one of our 
subscribers. 



COLLEGE NEWS 



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Stationery, Etc. 

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Montague Block, 
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Utopian Chocolates, 
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Waterman Pens, 

Sexton's Pharmacy, 

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F. H. PORTER, 

Plumber and Hardware Dealer, 

Prepared Canoe Paint 
Varnish and Shellac 
Kitchen Furnishings for the 

Club Houses 
Cutlery, Window Screens, etc. 

Wellesley Square. 

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DEALERS IN 

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PARLIAMENT OF FOOLS. 



THE SONG OF THE LINGERIE WAIST. 
(Time - Just before College opens.) 

I. 

With fingers flying and fleet, 

Crook't back and low-bent head, 

The college girl sits with strenuous brow 
Plying her needle and thread. 
Stitch! Stitch! Stitch! 

Embroidered, hemstitched and laced, 
For be she poor, or be she rich 

She is making a lingerie waist. 

II. 

Work! Work! Work! 

'Though the sail-boat lies in the bay! 
And work — work — work 

'Though tennis is ready to play! 
It's, O, to be a slave 

Along with the barbarous Turk 
Where woman has never a soul to save, 

If this is college girl's work! 

III. 

O, but for one short hour 

Before vacation goes! 
There is never a moment to drive or play, 

But only time for clothes. 
'Twere good to take back from the summer 

Some of the country brown! 
Good to return with glowing cheeks 

Back to college and town. 

IV. 

With fingers flying and fleet, 
Crook't back and low-bent head 

The college girl sits with strenuous brow 
Plying her needle and thread. 
Stitch! Stitch! Stitch! 

In flurry, and worry and haste, — 

And still with her nerves at a terrible pitch 

She works on the lingerie waist. 



BIBLE AND MISSION STUDY FOR 1907=1908. 



The Bible and Mission Study Committees are looking forward 
with great eagerness to the work for the coming year, especially 
to the practical working-out. of the new places made in the 
midst of the inspiration of Silver Bay. Courses, both old and 
new, will be offered in the Old and New Testament, in the 
history and development of Missions, in Missionary biography 
and in comparative religions. 

It is often said that the Christian Association forfeits the 
interest of some of its members by failing to give them a definite 
share in its work, but these two committees are aiming, this 
year, to give, not only to the members of the Association, but 
to every girl in the college, an opportunity to do definite Chris- 
tian work by learning the essentials of the religion of Christ 
and the ways and means of teaching it all over the world. 

Martha Cecil, '09. 



The Walnut Hill School, 

Natick, Mass. 

A College Preparatory School for Girls 

Miss Conant and Miss Bigelow, 
Principals. 

James Korntved, 

Ladies' ana Gent's Custom Tailor 

SHAW BLOCK, ROOM i 
WELLESLEY SQUARE. 

Special attention paid to Pressing 
and Cleaning. 

BUY THE, BEST 
CHOCOLATES. 

"The Taste Tells." 

HOLDERS STUDIO, 

20 North Ave., Natick, 

Hi^h Grade Portraits 

Connected by Telephone. 

SMITH BROTHERS, 

Butter, Cheese and Eggs, 

2 and 4 New Faneuil Hall Market, 

BOSTON 
J. TAILBY (St> SON, 

FLORISTS, 

Wellesley, Opp. Railroad Station, 

Orders by mail or otherwise promptly attended to. 
Connected by Telephone. 

DR. CHAS. E. TAYLOR, 

DENTIST 

Taylor Block, Wellesley, Mass. 

Office formerly occupied by Dr. E. f Henry 

Office Hours 9-5 Tel. Connection 




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COLLEGE SETTLEMENTS ASSOCIATION. 



The College Settlements Association is composed of chapters 
from fourteen Eastern colleges for women, and in the last seven- 
teen years has established and maintained three settlement 
houses, one in each of the three largest cities of the East. New 
York, Philadelphia and Boston. The association house in 
Boston is the Denison House at 96 Tyler street, about a ten- 
minute walk from the South Station. Wellesley girls are al- 
ways very cordially welcomed here as visitors, helpers and regu- 
lar workers. It is here, quite naturally, that the Wellesley 
Chapter does the most of its work and there is ample opportu- 
nity for anyone who is interested to play with children in the 
kindergarten, teach sewing or basketry to small classes, or lend 
their talents for the entertainment of the neighborhood on 
Thursday evenings. 

Here at Wellesley we talk much about our democratic spirit 
and community life, but do we put these theories into practice? 
We live a sheltered and self-sufficient life, becoming so en- 
grossed in the all-absorbing problems of athletics, elections or 
societies that we forget other communities near us and selfishly 
fail to give those less fortunate a share of the advantages which 
we enjoy. The College Settlements Association gives opportu- 
nities for those who are looking for them. Furthermore, the 
college girl is often severely criticised for her lack of interest in 
great movements and events that occur in the world, and the 
criticism is just. We are in college to think, but if we lose track 

of what the rest of the world is thinking, by the time we gradu- 
ate our thoughts will be narrow and warped. By active inter- 
est in the College Settlements Association we understand better 
the great trend of social thought and come into touch with some 
of the most broad-minded and original thinkers of the day. 

The College Settlements Association, then, tries to stimulate 
every girl's social conscience and give her a chance to put some 
of her energy into practical use. Ruth Carpenter, '08. 



CONSUMERS' LEAGUE. 



"The time has come," the Walrus said, 

"To speak of many things, 
Of silver bells, and cockle shells 

And cabbages — and kings." 

The News may find itself echoing the famous old Walrus just 
at present for this is — "and Consumers' Leagues" — of which we 



MISS G. L. LEWIS, 
PICTURE RRAMER, 

515 Pierce Building, Copley Square, Boston, Mondays, Tuesdays and fridays, 9 to 5. 

Colored Photographs of the College on sale at the College Bookstore. 



The Intercollegiate Bureau of Academic Costume. 

COTRELL & LEONARD, 

ALBANY, N. Y. 
Makers of the 

Caps, Gowns and Hoods 

r,o Wellesley, Radcliffe, Mount Holyoke, Bryn 
Mawr, Barnard, Woman's College of Baltimore, 
Harvard, Vale, Princeton, Cornell, Univ. of Pa., Dartmouth, Brown, 
Williams, Amherst, Colorado College, Stanford and the oth"s. 

CORRECT HOODS FOR ALL DEGREES. 

Illustrated bulletin and samples on request. 




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are speaking, which probably appears to many of its readers 
quite as disconnected and alien to their interests as "cabbages 
and kings," but we believe that every girl in college is vitally 
interested in the Consumers' League whether she acknowledges 
it or not, and our main reason for existence is to convince her of 
that fact. 

We have been asked so many times what the Consumers' 
League does, and what you do if you belong, that we are very 
glad to have an opportunity to explain a little. The Con- 
sumers' League is an association of persons who, in making their 
purchases, consider the effect of their choice of goods upon the 
community. The act of shopping seems to most of us trivial 
and entirely personal, while in reality it exerts a far-reaching, 
often-repeated influence for good or evil. We all of us know in 
a vague way that the conditions under which a great deal of 
our present system of wholesale manufacture is carried on are 
awful beyond description, but few of us realize that the major- 
ity of employers are virtually helpless to maintain a high stand- 
ard as to hours, wages and working conditions under the stress 
of competition unless sustained by the co-operation of con- 
sumers. The League believes that the responsibility for some 
of the worst evils from which producers suffer rests with the 
consumers who seek the cheapest markets regardless of how 
cheapness is brought about; that it is therefore the duty of con- 
sumers to find out under what conditions the articles they pur- 
chase are produced and distributed, and to insist that these con- 
ditions shall be wholesome and consistent with a respectable 
existence on the part of the workers. 

Therefore the League aims first: to secure adequate investi- 
gation of the conditions under which goods are made in order to 
enable purchasers to distinguish in favor of goods made in well 
ordered factories; second, to educate public opinion and to 
endeavor so to direct its force as to promote better conditions 
among the workers while securing to the consumer exemption 
from the dangers attending unwholesome conditions; and 
third, to promote legislation favoring these ends. As individ- 
uals we are powerless to make an effective demand that the 
goods we purchase shall be made and sold under right conditions. 
As members of the League our influence may be great. 

Our work as a Wellesley League is simply to gain as large a 
membership as possible, for in demanding better conditions 
numbers count more than they do in anything else but a presi- 
dential election; and also to arouse the intelligent interest of 
every girl in college in this courageous struggle that is being 
made against the great forces of commercialism and manu- 
facture for the sake of the thousands of other girls and women 
and lii tie children whose lives are being cruelly injured to make 
the things that we so easily and carelessly buy and use, or even 
waste without a thought that many of them have cost human 
lives. Evalyn A. Gregory, '08. 



COLLEGE NEWS 



ALUMN/E NOTES. 



Dr. Roxanna H. Vivian, Instructor in Mathematics, who is 
now on leave of absence from the college, will remian for the 
coming year in the American College for Girls in Constantinople. 
She will be in charge of the college during the absence of the 
president, Dr. Mary Mills Patrick. Two other former members 
of Wellesley College join the faculty of the college in Constanti- 
nople: Miss Mabel L. Robinson, Instructor in Zoology, 1904- 
1906, who will have charge of work in chemistry and biology; 
and Edna D. Holmes of 1905, who will assist Dr. Vivian as In- 
structor in Mathematics. 

Miss Mary Woolley, President of Mount Holyoke College, 
formerly of the Biblical History Department at Wellesley, and 
Miss Jeannette Marks, 1900, Professor of English Literature at 
Mount Holyoke, sailed June 26 for a summer in England. 

Others of the Alumnae who have spent the summer in Europe 
are Miss Alice V. Stevens, 1898, Miss Frankie Sullivan, 1902, 
Miss Ella Tuttle; 1903, Miss Leah Friend, 1903, Miss Clare 
Richards, 1903, Miss Sibyl Baker, 1904, Miss Grace Gladding, 
1904, Miss Hattie Brown, 1907, Miss Elsa Wackenhuth, 1907. 

A number of publications by members of Faculty and Alum- 
nae have been noted: Miss Margaret Sherwood's "The Princess 
Pourquoi," published by Houghton, Mifflin and Co., a volume 
of five stories, which purport to be mediaeval chronicles, but are 
really satires upon contemporary life. "Portraits and Por- 
trait Painting," by Miss Estelle M. Huill, 1882, published by 
L. C. Page and Co.; "A Walking Trip Through the Connecticut 
Valley," by Miss Jeannette Manes, 1900, published in the Travel 
Magazine; a poem by Miss Isabella Howe Fiske, 1896, "A 
Watch in the Night," published by The Craftsman, and one by 
Miss Mary Hoffman, 1896, "The Sandpiper," published in the 
Youth's Companion. 

The newly-appointed governor of Hawaii, Walter Francis 
Frear, is the husband of Mary Dillingham Frear, 1893, and 
brother of Caroline Frear Buck, 1893. Mr. Frear has served the 
Hawaiian Islands since 1900 as Chief Justice of the Supreme 
Court. 

The marriage of Miss Edith Gordon Walker, 1900, to Mr. 
William Caine of London, followed very quickly upon the an- 
nouncement of her engagement. Mr. Caine is a dramatist and 
son of a member of Parliament. Mrs. Caine has been abroad 
for two years continuing her studies on the harp, and has been 
received very favorably by English audiences. 

Miss Clara H. Bruce, 1905, sailed on September 3 for England, 
en route for India, where she is to take up her work at the 
Marathi Mission, under the American Board of Foreign Missions. 

Miss Henrietta Hardy, 1890, is teaching this year French and 
German, at Miss Gilman's school in Boston. 

Miss Leila B. Nye, 1889-92, is acting as assistant to Miss 
Beckford, purchasing agent of the college book store. 

Mr. Henry Burt Wright, who recently married Miss Josephine 
Hayward, 1898, is a brother of Miss Alice L. Wright, 1897. 
He has recently been appointed assistant Professor of Roman 
History and Latin Literature at Yale. He has received leave 
of absence for a year, which he will spend in study at the Uni- 
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Miss Olive R. Robson. 1893-95, !896-97, is teaching this year 
in a private school in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Miss Bessie H. Tucker, 1905, is teaching in Richmond, Vir- 
ginia. 

Miss Betsey Todd, 1905, is to teach Greek and Latin this year 
in Oldtown, Maine. 

At Bradford Academy, Bradford, Massachusetts, Miss Clara 
Benson, 1895, is teaching Latin and Miss Ruth Eager, 1902, is 
teaching English. ' 

Among the new teachers are the following members of 1907: 
Bessie C. Adams, in the High School of Barre, Massachusetts; 
Ruth French, who takes the place of Miss Frances Knapp, 1902, 
as teacher of English at Northfield Seminary ; Mary Roberts, 
teacher of science in the Newton High School; Mildred E. Smith 
in the Normal Institute at Reed's Ferry, New Hampshire; Isa- 
bel Simmons, who is teaching English, psychology and physical 
training at the Brooklyn (New York Training School; Esther 
Watson, who has accepted an appointment as teacher in the 
public schools of Porto Rico; Leila Knox in the High School of 
Tarrytown, New York. 

Miss Myra Marshall, 190T, sailed June 28 for Glasgow, plan- 
ning a trip through England, then to study in Paris until 
September 1st. She will teach again this year in the Everett 
(Massachusetts) High School. 

Dr. and Mrs. Schofield (Mrs. Mary Lyon Cheney, 1888-90), 
sailed on the Deutschland, September 26th, for Germany. 
Professor Schofield has been chosen Harvard visiting professor 
to the University of Berlin for the coming year. 

Professor McKeag of the Department of Pedagogy at Welles- 
ley attended the Second International Congress on School Hy- 
giene in London, this summer, as delegate from the American 
School Hygiene Association. 

Miss Dennison wishes her many friends to know that she has 
returned in good health after a delightful summer abroad. She 
sailed July 6th on the Umbria and enjoyed the companionship 
of a delightful English lady whom she had previously met. 
With this attendance she landed in Liverpool and took the train 
for London where she met the Misses East mam formerly of 
Dana Hall. Then came three weeks in London with the Misses 
Eastman, Professor Bates and Miss Alice W. Wilcox, Instructor 
in Zoology, 1902-1905. Next Miss Dennison went to Paris, 
meeting there Miss Minnie A. Morss of 1891. Returning to 
England by way of Dover, Miss Dennison met in Canterbury 
Associate Professor McKeag of the college, and with her made a 
tour of the English cathedrals and a tour through Scotland. 
On the return voyage, by the Saxonia sailing September 17, 
Miss Dennison was joined by Miss Morss and had also the com- 
panionship of Grace B. Allen of 1908, Mabel S. Farnham of 
1909, and other members of the college. She extends her heart- 
felt thanks to all who have been interested in plans for this great 
happiness. 

Mrs. Dane Coolidge, known at Wellesley, 1 886-1890 as Miss 
Mary E. B. Roberts, Instructor in History and Economics, and 
secretary of the Board of Examiners, has her present home in 
Berkeley, Cal. Under a grant from the Carnegie Institution she 
is engaged in writing a report of the Chinese in California, which 
will be a notable work. Her father, mother and brothers are 
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CHANGES OF ADDRESS. 

Miss Marcia H. Smith, 1898, 27 Elm street, Webster, Mass. 

Miss Maude Dewar, 1904, 98 Madison avenue, Toronto, 
Canada. 

Miss Mary P. Eaton. 1904, 392 East Third street, Brooklyn, 
X. Y. 

Miss Rosamond Clark, 1903, 161 Bay State Road, Boston, 
Mass. 

Mrs. Clara Palmer Shepardson, 1899, Elm street, Wellesley 
Hills, Mass. 

Mrs. Grace Rickey Linn, 1893, 32 Tenth street, Grand Rapids, 
Michigan. 

ENGAGEMENTS. 

Miss Edith Gordon Walker, 1900, to Mr. WJliam Caine of 
London. England. 

Miss Etta Armstrong, 1904, to Mr. Sidney Edward Sweet. 

Miss Maud Arnold, 1904, to Mr. Ralph Tillinghast Barnefield. 

Miss Rowena Campbell, 1904, to Dr. George Arnold Matteson. 

Miss Fanny Field, 1904, to Mr. Samuel Herricks. 

Miss Myra Fishback , 1904, to Mr. Melville T. Kennedy. 

Miss Estelle Kramer, 1904, to Mr. Amos C. Sudler. 

Miss Marion L. Proctor, 190.1, to Mr. Henry L. Wadsworth. 

Miss Florence B. Snow, 1904, to Dr. W. L. Chase. 

.Miss Rachel Curry, 1905, to Mr. Paul Day, Harvard, 1896, of 
Hopedale, Massachusetts. 

Mrs. Mabel Wing Castle, 1887, to Mr. Walter Gifford Smith 
of Honolulu, editor of the Pacific Commercial Advertiser. 

Miss Gertrude Knight, 1905, to Mr Herbert Shonk. 

Miss Julia Stern, formerly 1908, to Mr. Egdar E. Baumgarten 
of Milwaukee. 

MARRIAGES. 

Mulliner — Taylor. June 5, 1907, Miss Elizabeth Taylor, 
1904, to Mr. George G. Mulliner. At home in Fairport, New 
York. 

Francis — Nelson. June 19, 1907, in Boston, Massachu- 
setts, Miss Kate Winthrop Nelson, 1895, to Mr. Joseph Sidney 
Francis. At home after October first, at 7434 Boyer street, 
Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Groom — Miller. June 19, 1907, in Avondale, Cincinnati, 
Ohio, Miss Blanche Louise Miller, formerly of 1896, to Mr. 
Charles Andrew Groom. 

Bunting — Swett. June 19, 1907, in Bangor, Maine, Miss 
Carlotta Swett, 1896, M.D., Johns Hopkins, 1901, to Dr. Charles 
Henry Bunting. At home after October first, on Rugby Road, 
University of Virginia. 

McWhinnie — McGuire. August 22, 1907, in Portland, 
Maine, Mrs. Adeline Bonney McGuire, 1894, to Mr. James E. 
McWhinnie of Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Baker — Jessup. July 12, 1907, Miss Maude Stanton Jessup, 
1904, to Mr. Howell North Baker. At home after July 12 at 
2646 West Ninth street, Los Angeles, California. 

Diack — Gilbert. September 12, 1907, in Plattsburgh, New 
York, Miss Caroline Frances Gilbert, 1907 , to Mr, George Harvey 
Diack. At home, first and third Thursdays after the first of 
January, 125 Delaware avenue, Albany, New York. 

Wright — Hayward. July 24, 1907, in Taunton, Massa- 
chusetts, Miss Josephine L. Hayward, 1898, to Mr. Henry Burt 
Wright. 

Butler — Hart. August 3, 1907, in Waterbury Con- 
necticut, Miss Ruth Spencer Hart, 1904, to Dr. Joel Ives Butler. 
At home after November first at 26 Maple street, Springfield, 
Massachusetts. 

Caine — Walker. July 26, 1907, in London, England, Miss 
Edith Gordon Walker, 1900, to Mr. William Caine of London. 



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Hanvechten — Snyder. Jtme 29, 1907, in London, Eng- 
land, Miss Anna Elizabeth Snyder, 1902, to Mr. Carl Hanvech- 
ten of New York City . 

Rodgers — Allen. September 4, 1907, in Pittsfield, Massa- 
chusetts, Miss Louise- Woodward Allen, 1903, to Mr. Henry 
Darling Rodgers. At home after October 15, at 982 Madison 
avenue, Albany, New York. 

Parker — -Brister. September 21, 1907, at Auburn, New 
York, Miss Helen Shields Brister, 1909, to Mr. Fred Amasa 
Parker. At home after October 15, Cottage street, Auburn, 
N. Y. 

Nichols — Russell. June 26, 1907, in Waterbury, Con- 
necticut, Miss Florence Russell, 1903, to Mr. Edwin Bryant 
Nichols. 

Berle — Hill. June 26, 1907, in Woburn, Massachusetts, 
Miss Avis Wheeler Hill, 1907, to Mr. Theodore Protas Berle. 

Stevens — Hoyt. June 26, 1907, in Concord, New Hamp- 
shire, Dr. Jane Elizabeth Hoyt, 1879-83, to Mr. George W. 
Stevens of Claremont, New Hampshire. 

Baker — Curtis. August 27, 1907, in Brookfield Center, 
Connecticut, Miss Chloe Curtis, 1900, to Mr. Herman Nathaniel 
Baker. 

Shepherd — Foster. September 21, 1907, in Glendale, 
Ohio, Miss Mary Eugenia Foster, 1903, to Dr. Leroy Keys 
Shepherd. 

Schofield — Cheney. September 4, 1907, Mrs. Mary Lyon 
Cheney, 1888-90, to Professor William Henry Schofield of 
Harvard University. 

BIRTHS. 

August 8, 1907, in Wallingford, Connecticut, a son, Robert 
Cook, Jr., to Mrs. Robert Cook Stevens (Edna L. Seward, 1900. 

August 19, 1907, in — • New York, a second 

son, Donald Dana, to Mrs. Rolof B. Hauley (Alice Dana Knox, 
1900). 

DEATHS. 

July 11, 1907, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Louis E. Ahlers, 
husband of Mary R. Gilman, 1888. 

August 25, 1907, in Los Angeles, California, Philip Hathaway, 
infant son of Sarah Bixby Smith, 1894. 

July 3, 1907, at Munda, New York, Gertrude E. Clark, 
1881-82, 1883-84, of Hunts, Livingston Co., New York. 

July 9, 1907, at Westerly, R. I., Fanny A, Price, 1907, 

September 27, 1907, in Braggville, Massachusetts, Mrs. 
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